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 Roles turned down by Rosie O'Donnell:

Agnes Browne
Anjelica Huston wanted Rosie O'Donnell to play the title part. After O'Donnell turned it down, Huston decided to play the part.
Actor who got the part: Anjelica Huston

Harry Potter and The Sorcerer's Stone
Several sources claimed that Rosie O'Donnell might play Mrs. Weasley. One report said that O'Donnell offered to play the role for free, but the producers turned her down because they wanted an all British cast.

Hocus Pocus
She turned down the role that went to Kathy Najimy because she did not want to be associated with a character who would harm children.
Actor who got the part: Kathy Najimy

Sweet and Lowdown
O'Donnell discussed (on the 10/26/09 Howard Stern Show) the fact that she was offered the lead role by Woody Allen repeatedly but she turned it down over her objections to Allens relationship with Soon-Yi Previn.

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